[Age-related macular degeneration].

@article{Meyer2002AgerelatedMD,
  title={[Age-related macular degeneration].},
  author={Philippe Meyer},
  journal={Praxis},
  year={2002},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={76-9}
}
Age-related macular degeneration mainly affects central vision, which is needed for detailed tasks such as reading, driving, and recognizing faces. The vision loss in this condition results from a gradual deterioration of light-sensing cells in the tissue at the back of the eye that detects light and color (the retina). Specifically, age-related macular degeneration affects a small area near the center of the retina, called the macula, which is responsible for central vision. Side (peripheral… CONTINUE READING

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